The Whiting presents Cinderella

FLINT — The Whiting proudly presents the Russian National Ballet Theatre performing Cinderella the Ballet live on stage Jan. 12, at 8 p.m. Ticket prices range from $19 to $39 and student rush tickets are available to college and high school students for $12 on the day of the performance with student ID. Tickets are available online at www.thewhiting.com and […]

Cavaliers wrestling looking for more

FLINT TWP. — Stepping away from the Big Nine in favor of the Saginaw Valley League-South is going to be a big step up in competition for the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team. The change in intensity the Cavaliers are going to have to make to keep pace with the rest of the conference may be a blessing in disguise, though. […]

Music of the season

Cavaliers’ bowling looks strong as new season begins

FLINT TWP — A year ago, the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ bowling team ended its campaign with an 8-3 overall record, placing sixth at the team regional. The finish was a disappointment to coach Gordon Kaufman and his squad, which had aspirations of qualifying for the state meet. The Lady Cavs return to the local lanes as a more seasoned and determined […]

School retirees donate gifts to area seniors

GRAND BLANC TWP. — At Christmas time, most kids would agree that a great meal is good, but presents are even better. Now, with the help of the Genesee County branch of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel (MARSP), Meals on Wheels recipients can think that too. At their recent annual holiday gathering, members brought in a room full […]

Swimmers build up program

FLINT TWP. — Swimming season was a success even before practice started at Carman-Ainsworth this year. The Cavaliers did such a great job of building the ranks through word-ofmouth recruiting that sixth-year coach Kevin McGlashen was overwhelmed by the turnout. Thirty-six kids showed up the first day, with 22 of them new to the sport. “I’m shocked,” said McGlashen. “The […]

The VIEW from here

Right-to-work law an example of a political system out of control

What happened in Lansing last week with the Republican-controlled House and Senate pushing through right-to-work laws was nothing short of a dirty, underhanded sneak attack on the people of this state. The impact on organized labor aside, this legislation, put forth and rammed down our throats by Gov. Rick Snyder and the GOP, is an attack on our freedom. Snyder […]

Cavs earn victory in first Saginaw Valley League contest

FLINT TOWNSHIP —The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team hosted Flint Northern on Tuesday, but the contest was more than just a regular game for the Cavaliers. Carman-Ainsworth was competing in its first game as a member of the Saginaw Valley League-South and earned the victory, 79-64. The Cavs outscored the Vikings in every quarter to slowly pull away. Carman- Ainsworth turned […]

New diner offers family atmosphere

FLINT TWP. — What’s for dinner? That familiar refrain of family mealtimes rings true at the family-styled Great Lakes Sandwich Co. & Cafe, 5270 Corunna Road at the corner of Dye Road. But don’t let the name fool you. The versatile diner has a varied and revolving menu. “We have a bit of everything,” said manager Mike G, who also […]

Sports Shorts

Junior hockey team wins two over weekend FLINT — In NA3HL action at Iceland Arena on Sunday the Flint Junior Generals proved to be less than gracious hosts by beating the Cleveland Lumberjacks, 4-2. Eric Jones opened the scoring for the Junior Generals with firstperiod goals at 6:17 on passes by Swartz Creek’s Andrew Lay and Adam Beuthin and then […]